Chapter 48. How to Influence Clinicians' use of Blood – Improving the Transfusion Practice in Hospitals?

  1. Michael F. Murphy MD, FRCP, FRCPath Professor Consultant Haematologist6,7 and
  2. Derwood H. Pamphilon MD, MRCPCH, FRCP, FRCPath Consultant Haematologist Honorary Clinical Reader8,9
  1. Simon J. Stanworth MA, MRCP (Paeds), D. Phil, FRCPath Consultant Haematologist7,
  2. J. J. Francis PhD Senior Research Fellow1,
  3. M. P. Eccles FMedSci Professor2,
  4. Chris J. Hyde MD Consultant in Public Health Medicine3,
  5. Michael F. Murphy MD, FRCP, FRCPath Professor Consultant Haematologist6,7 and
  6. Alan T. Tinmouth MD, MSc (Clin Epi), FRCPC Associate Professor4,5

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311761.ch48

Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition

Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition

How to Cite

Stanworth, S. J., Francis, J. J., Eccles, M. P., Hyde, C. J., Murphy, M. F. and Tinmouth, A. T. (2009) How to Influence Clinicians' use of Blood – Improving the Transfusion Practice in Hospitals?, in Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition (eds M. F. Murphy and D. H. Pamphilon), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311761.ch48

Editor Information

  1. 6

    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  2. 7

    NHS Blood and Transplant and Department of Haematology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

  3. 8

    NHS Blood and Transplant, Bristol, UK

  4. 9

    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

  2. 2

    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK

  3. 3

    NHS Blood and Transplant, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

  4. 4

    Department of Medicine and Pathology and Laboratory, Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada

  5. 5

    University of Ottawa Centre for Transfusion Research, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  6. 6

    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  7. 7

    NHS Blood and Transplant and Department of Haematology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181969

Online ISBN: 9781444311761

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Keywords:

  • organisational interventions;
  • appropriate use of blood;
  • haemoglobin, platelet count or standard coagulation tests – laboratory measures;
  • transfusion in critical care (TRICC);
  • interview-based survey

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Interventions to change practice

  • Comparing interventions to change practice

  • Variation in practice

  • Appropriate use of blood

  • Models of behaviour and change

  • Implementation research

  • Conclusions

  • Key points

  • Further reading